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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

May 22, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 60 equities making new 52-week lows today. Frontier Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: FTR) dropped about 3.7% on Friday to post a new ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Friday

May 22 2015: Markets opened mixed on Friday on a day that was tough on blue chips. The energy sector slipped on a stronger dollar and lower crude oil prices, ...
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Amazon One-Hour Local Delivery Service Takes Manhattan

In the latest improvement to its Prime Now delivery service, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Thursday that it has begun one-hour delivery from local stores in Manhattan. The one-hour service ...
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GM: The Software in Your Car Belongs to Us, Not You

Just like that copy of Windows or OS X that your computer runs on -- and which Microsoft and Apple simply license to you while retaining ownership -- General Motors ...
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GE Financial Asset Sales Might Not Be as Good as Some Think

The impact on General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) of its accelerated asset sales may affect investors’ near-term returns, according to a new research report from Moody’s Investors Service. The risks ...
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Why Germany Wants 300 Million Euros From Airbus Over Late Deliveries

The single largest customer for the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft is tired of waiting for the company to deliver the remaining planes in its order. Germany has ordered 53 ...
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Deere Earnings Overcome Effects of Strong Dollar

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.03 on revenues ...
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What a Penny of Profit Is Worth to Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) reported fiscal second-quarter results after markets closed Thursday. The hardware maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.87 and $25.5 billion in revenues. In ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

May 21, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 50 equities making new 52-week lows today. NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) dropped about 12.7% on Thursday to post a new 52-week ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the DJIA Higher on Thursday

May 20 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday but soon turned north as crude oil prices rose and carried energy stocks along. Yield on 10-year Treasuries are down and the ...
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Why Shake Shack Needs Chicken to Justify $3 Billion Market Value

One of this year’s most successful initial public offerings (IPOs) was from Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK), which priced at $21 a share, doubled on its first day of trading ...
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Natural Gas Price Spikes After Smaller Inventory Rise

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 92 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 15. Analysts expected a storage ...
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Why Shopify Soared and Why Baozun Looks Weak

Ottawa, Canada-based Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) priced its initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday night at $17. That was above an expected range of $14 to $16, which had already ...
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Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Last Again in Broker Survey

The lowest-ranked investment firms in the latest survey of self-directed investors are the same firms that were the lowest ranked a year ago. Merrill Edge from Bank of America Corp.’s ...
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Change at the Top for Lumber Liquidators May Have Been Overdue

In a terse press release Thursday morning, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL) announced that the company’s CEO, Robert Lynch, “unexpectedly” resigned and that founder Thomas D. Sullivan will take ...
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